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Free worksheets for area & perimeter of rectangles

This is a very versatile worksheet generator, with which you can create a large variety of problems for practicing area and perimeter of rectangles & squares.

The problem types include:

  • problems for the area & perimeter of rectangles and squares, with grid images or normal images
  • word problems, including ones asking for a side length when area or perimeter is given
  • problems with irregular rectangular shapes
  • problems to practice distributive property with two-part rectangular areas (required by Common Core Standards in 3rd grade).

You can control the number of problems, workspace, border around the problems, and additional instructions.

Here are some quick links for ready worksheets. Refresh the worksheet page to get another of the same kind, until you are happy with the problems & layout.

Draw a rectangle with given area, or find the area of a given rectangle (grid image; about 2nd grade)

Draw a rectangle with given area, or find the area of a given rectangle (grid image; 3rd grade)

Find the area and perimeter of the given rectangle (grid image)

Find area, perimeter, or the missing side length (rectangle image; 3rd - 4th grade)

Find area, perimeter, or the missing side length (word problem or rectangle image; 3rd - 4th grade)

Fill in a number sentence for the two-part rectangle, thinking of one rectangle or two (distributive property) (3rd grade Common Core standards; in your browser options, make sure background colors get printed)

Draw a two-part rectangle to match the given number sentence for its total area (distributive property) (3rd grade Common Core standards; in your browser options, make sure background colors get printed)

Draw a rectangle OR write its area using distributive property (3rd grade Common Core standards, mixed practice)

Find the area and perimeter of irregular rectangular shapes (grades 4-5)

A variety of problems about area and perimeter (grades 4-5; in your browser options, make sure background colors get printed)


Area & Perimeter of Rectangles Worksheet Generator

Columns:   Rows: (These determine the number of problems)

problems about area
problems about perimeter
Tick both to get problems that may ask for both area and perimeter.

Number of empty lines below problems with images (workspace)

Number of empty lines below word problems (workspace)

Whole number range from to
There are six different problem types. Choose at least one.
Type 1: Find the area/perimeter of rectangles & squares (grid image; max 12 columns & 12 rows)
 
Type 2: Draw a rectangle with a given area/perimeter (grid image; max 12 columns & 12 rows)
 
Type 3: Word problems
 
Type 4: Area/perimeter of rectangles & squares (image)

The following options apply to both problem types 3 and 4 listed above.

Use
whole numbers (the range is above)
decimals up to decimal digits
proper fractions
mixed numbers

Measuring units to use:
(unit)
mm
cm
m
km
in.
ft
yd
mi.


Type 5: Area/perimeter of irregular rectangular shapes
include challenges
 
Type 6: Write an expression for the area of a two-part rectangle from image (distributive property)
(Columns needs set to 1 for the layout to work properly here.)

Level 1: Fill in the expression.
Level 2: Write the expression.
Level 3: Draw the rectangle.
Level 4: Any of the above.

The rectangle is drawn showing the rows & columns (max 20 rows/columns – determined by the maximum of number range above)

Font:   Font Size:

Cell Padding:     Border:  

Your title and  
instructions
(HTML allowed) 

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